Dear Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council,

I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act and the Environmental Information Regulations.
In order to assist you with this request, I am outlining my query as specifically as possible. If however this request is too wide or too unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I understand that under the act, you are required to advise and assist requesters.
I refer to the following link on your website
http://www.sandwell.gov.uk/info/200248/p...
"Sandwell Council issues tickets which allows fishing at the following pools:
Dartmouth Park, West Bromwich
Swan Pool, Sandwell Valley Country Park, West Bromwich
Sheepwash Nature Reserve, Tipton
Hydes Pool, Woden Road South, Wednesbury
West Smethwick Park, Smethwick
Victoria Park, Tipton.
Fishing Fees and Charges for Sandwell Pools
Type of ticket
Price
Adult Season Ticket
£50
Under 16s / Over 60s Season Ticket
£25
Adult per day (maximum 2 rods)
£6
Under 16s / Over 60s per day (maximum 2 rods)
£3.50
You can buy fishing season tickets from Sandwell Park Farm, please ask in the shop. Bring a passport size photo so we can issue you with your season ticket."
Please provide information for the last 3 years for 2018, 2019, and to date 2020.
(I) Number of adult season tickets sold for each year
(ii) Number of under 16s/over 60's season tickets sold for each year
(iii)Number of adult day tickets sold for each year
(iv) Number of under 16's/over 60s day tickets sold for each year
Please provide the total revenue earned by the council from fishing between 1st January 2018 -1st July 2020.
I understand that under the act, I should be entitled to a response
within 20 working days. I would be grateful if you could confirm that you have received
this request. I look forward to hearing from you in the near future via the what do they know website address.

Yours faithfully,

Mr Carroll

Sandwell MBC, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Mr - Carroll
Your request for information has been passed to an investigating officer.
Your reference is FS-Case-226165711
Thank you
Sandwell MBC
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council tax balance on MyAccounts and find "MyNearest" on their
personalised homepage. For information please go
to [1]www.sandwell.gov.uk/mysandwell.

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Info Management, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Our Ref FS-226165711

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However, the situation involving COVID-19 changes daily and this may lead to unavoidable delays in responding to your request. We ask that you kindly bear with the Council during this time.

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Dear Info Management,

I am writing to ask when you are likely to answer this FOI request which is now delayed.

Yours sincerely,

Mr Carroll

Sandwell MBC, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Mr - Carroll,
Information Request - FS-Case-226165711
Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. In response to your
request I can confirm the following:
Thank you for your FOI request: I am writing to make an open government
request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom
of Information Act and the Environmental Information Regulations. In order
to assist you with this request, I am outlining my query as specifically
as possible. If however this request is too wide or too unclear, I would
be grateful if you could contact me as I understand that under the act,
you are required to advise and assist requesters. I refer to the following
link on your website http://www.sandwell.gov.uk/info/200248/p... "Sandwell
Council issues tickets which allows fishing at the following pools:
Dartmouth Park, West Bromwich Swan Pool, Sandwell Valley Country Park,
West Bromwich Sheepwash Nature Reserve, Tipton Hydes Pool, Woden Road
South, Wednesbury West Smethwick Park, Smethwick Victoria Park, Tipton.
Fishing Fees and Charges for Sandwell Pools Type of ticket Price Adult
Season Ticket £50 Under 16s / Over 60s Season Ticket £25 Adult per day
(maximum 2 rods) £6 Under 16s / Over 60s per day (maximum 2 rods) £3.50
You can buy fishing season tickets from Sandwell Park Farm, please ask in
the shop. Bring a passport size photo so we can issue you with your season
ticket." Please provide information for the last 3 years for 2018, 2019,
and to date 2020. (I) Number of adult season tickets sold for each year
(ii) Number of under 16s/over 60's season tickets sold for each year
(iii)Number of adult day tickets sold for each year (iv) Number of under
16's/over 60s day tickets sold for each year Please provide the total
revenue earned by the council from fishing between 1st January 2018 -1st
July 2020. We respond as follows: 2017/2018 Adult 1 £50.00 Concession 2
£50.00 Day 2 £12.00 2018/19 Concession 3 £77.25 Day 1 £ 6.00 2019/20
Concession 2 £51.50 Total £246.75
If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the
right to ask for an internal review. Internal review requests should be
submitted within two months of the date of receipt of the response to your
request, and should be addressed to:
Information Management Unit
Sandwell Council House
Freeth Street
Oldbury
West Midlands
B69 3DE
Email - [Sandwell Council request email]
If you are not content with the outcome of an internal review, you have
the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a
decision. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:
Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire SK9 5AF
Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future
communications.
Yours sincerely
Sandwell MBC
For your information residents can now use their MySandwell account to log
many Sandwell Council requests online, including reporting missed
collections; fly tipping and pot holes. Residents can also check their
council tax balance on MyAccounts and find "MyNearest" on their
personalised homepage. For information please go
to [1]www.sandwell.gov.uk/mysandwell.

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Info Management, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Good Morning Mr Carroll

I have passed you request to the relevant department and they will respond to you direct

Kind regards

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Good morning,
I apologise for the delay in responding to this.
Our approver was having problems accessing his e-mails and the relevant systems last week.
He has approved the response for release this morning so it should be sent out as soon as possible and I have now uploaded it to our disclosure log today.
Please see attached document which includes the response or it can be accessed using the following link -
http://www.sandwell.gov.uk/downloads/fil...
Kind regards

Hi Tracy

Please see email below from Mr Carroll.

I have checked Firmstep and it showing as open in your publish queue Ref FS-226165711. Please can you respond direct to Mr Carroll

Kind regards

Karen
Governance Caseworker
Legal and Assurance Services
Sandwell MBC
Oldbury Council House
Freeth Street
Oldbury
B69 3DE
e: [Sandwell Council request email]
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This e-mail is not intended nor should it be taken to create any legal relations, contractual or otherwise. Any views or opinions expressed within this e-mail or attachment are solely those of the sender, and do not necessarily represent those of Sandwell Council unless otherwise specifically stated. Sandwell Council is not bound by or liable for any opinion, contract or offer to contract expressed in any e-mail.
E-mail Security: Communication by internet email is not secure as messages can be intercepted and read by someone else. Therefore we strongly advise you not to email any information, which if disclosed to unrelated third parties would be likely to cause harm or distress. If you have an enquiry of this nature please provide a postal address to allow us to communicate with you in a more secure way. If you want us to respond by email you must realise that there can be no guarantee of privacy.

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